Cases & Deals

Phillips settles dispute arising from termination of Canadian distributor

Clients R.A. Phillips Industries, Inc.

Jones Day successfully represented manufacturer R.A. Phillips Industries, Inc. in a dispute arising from the termination of a long-term Canadian distributor. Initially, was obtained from the preliminary relief from Canadian tribunal ordering the distributor to return detained goods and a summary judgment dismissing distributor's claim for one year of commissions following termination date. After one week of hearings, the case was settled on mutually agreeable terms.

R.A. Phillips Industries, Inc. v. Spartan Marketing Services, Inc. and NAFTA Warehousing Services, Inc. (Superiour Court of Justice, Ontario, Canada & Int'l Center for Dispute Resolution 2006)